Bryan Danielson: More Than Main Eventing WrestleMania, Which I Did Twice, I Wanted To Be A Star In NJPW

Bryan Danielson is ready for Wrestle Kingdom.

Bryan Danielson returns to NJPW for the first time since 2004 at Wrestle Kingdom 18 when he takes on Kazuchika Okada in a rematch from their AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door 2 bout.

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Speaking at the press conference ahead of the event, Danielson expressed his gratitude upon returning to the promotion.

"I just want to say how grateful I am to be here in Japan, especially New Japan. It's been almost 20 years since my last tour of New Japan. To be here now, at the Tokyo Dome...when I started professional wrestling, what I really wanted more so than main eventing WrestleMania in WWE, which I did twice, more so than anything, I wanted to be a star in New Japan Pro Wrestling. 20 years after my last tour, I get to wrestle Okada in the Tokyo Dome for Wrestle Kingdom," he said.

Danielson previously defeated Okada at Forbidden Door 2.

Fans can find the lineup for NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 18 by clicking here.

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